Gingerbread for liberty! : how a German baker helped win the American Revolution
140117s2015 maua j b 000 0beng
|aGingerbread for liberty! |bhow a German baker helped win the American Revolution |cMara Rockliff ; pictures by Vincent X. Kirsch.
|aBoston |bHoughton Mifflin Harcourt|cc2015.
|a1 v. (unpaged) |bcol. ill. |c29 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|a"A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread!"--|cProvided by publisher.
Christopher Ludwick was a German-born American patriot with a big heart and a talent for baking. When cries of "Revolution " began, Christopher was determined to help General George Washington and his hungry troops. Not with muskets or cannons, but with gingerbread Cheerfully told by Mara Rockliff and brought to life by Vincent Kirsch's inventive cut-paper illustrations, Gingerbread for Liberty is the story of an unsung hero of the Revolutionary War who changed the course of history one loaf at a time.